Swatch Group CEO Nick Hayek said the company won't rush to launch high-tier smart watches, despite losing ground to companies including Apple and Samsung in the mainstream market.
Samsung said it will launch a new phone upgrade program for users in South Korea this week, enabling them to switch to new smartphones once a year.
Sales of the iPhone over the three-month period through January have slowed in urban China to their lowest levels since late 2014, according to new data from Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Which is more bad news for Apple in a sagging global smartphone market.
More than three dozen tech companies have filed legal briefs on behalf of Apple in its battle with the FBI over encryption. But very few carriers and smartphone vendors are going out on that limb.
Broadcom said it will slash 1,900 jobs around the world in the wake of its $37 billion acquisition by Avago Technologies.
Apple would face fines of €350,000 ($383,778) and potential jail time in France if it adopted the same stance towards opening up access to encrypted data as it currently has in the U.S., under draft laws proposed by French parliamentary deputies.
Apple plans to ship the first iPhone with an OLED display as early as next year, according to a report from the Chinese branch of the Asian news organization Nikkei.
A New York judge rejected a request by the U.S. government to force Apple to help extract data from a locked iPhone in a move that could have an impact on the high-profile case related to a shooter in San Bernardino, Calif.
Telefónica plans to start selling smartphones made by Shanghai-based Chinese vendor Phicomm in Latin American markets in the second quarter of this year, underlining the operator's focus on offering low-cost devices to accelerate its LTE customer base.
Samsung scored a victory in its long-running patent battle with Apple as a U.S. appeals court overturned a $120 million jury verdict against Samsung related to Apple's patent-infringement claims against the company.